Norwich A-Z: O is for Ornament

2020-10-05T12:09:37-07:00

Ornamental Wreath, made with locks of hair, in the Norwich Historical Society Collection Do you have little envelopes containing locks of hair from your child's first haircut? If so, your [...]

Norwich A-Z: O is for Ornament2020-10-05T12:09:37-07:00

Norwich A-Z: M is for Machine

2020-10-05T12:09:37-07:00

American Buttonhole, Overseaming & Sewing Machine Co. #7 This sewing machine was donated to Norwich Historical Society in 1965  by Louise Johnson who lived on Maple Hill Road. She told [...]

Norwich A-Z: M is for Machine2020-10-05T12:09:37-07:00

Norwich A-Z: L is for Last

2020-10-05T12:09:38-07:00

The next time you turn onto Beaver Meadow Road from Main Street imagine Eber N. Clark (1809-1905) with tools and leather in hand fashioning and repairing boots and shoes in [...]

Norwich A-Z: L is for Last2020-10-05T12:09:38-07:00

Norwich A-Z: K is for Kettle

2020-10-05T12:09:38-07:00

Imagine this holiday season preparing food for your family in a large, open hearth.  That, of course, is what our forebears did having mastered the art of regulating flames and [...]

Norwich A-Z: K is for Kettle2020-10-05T12:09:38-07:00

Norwich A-Z: I is for Ice Tongs

2020-10-05T12:09:39-07:00

It is not surprising that the Norwich Historical Society collection includes quite a few ice harvesting tools such as saws, tongs, and pikes. Before modern refrigeration, foods were kept cold [...]

Norwich A-Z: I is for Ice Tongs2020-10-05T12:09:39-07:00

Norwich History A-Z: G is for Globe

2020-10-05T12:09:40-07:00

  This folding globe was designed by Dennis Townsend and patented in 1869. Townsend was a school teacher from Felchville, Vermont. His interest was in producing an inexpensive globe that [...]

Norwich History A-Z: G is for Globe2020-10-05T12:09:40-07:00
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